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    Space Travel, Alien Invasions, and Atomic Monsters: The Best 1950s Science Fiction Films

    There are no movies more fun to watch than 1950s science fiction. The first of these films went from the sublime to the ridiculous, from Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) to Cat Women of the Moon (1953). But they all had so...
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    The Top 10 Party Movies of All Time

    With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, the Irish are poised to celebrate the arrival of Christianity in their homeland, while Americans are simply looking for an excuse to wear green, eat corned beef, and drink copious amoun...
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    Gold Diggers of 1933

    Pre-Code Hollywood 2: Music, Comedy, Action and Adventure

    Pre-Code Hollywood studios spent millions transitioning their medium to sound and other new technologies that brought about major advances in photography, lighting, and set design. But there were still five million unemployed p...
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    Madam Satan

    Pre-Code Hollywood: Gangsters, Monsters, and Dames

    I must have been about 12 years old when I first saw Tarzan and His Mate. I loved the Tarzan movies. Tarzan was the undisputed King of the Jungle and was the greatest, Cheetah was man’s best friend, Boy was annoying, and Jane w...
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    The Five Best Martin Scorsese Films

    Hollywood has always had a peculiar way of treating its artists. Usually after celebrating an initial spark of genius, the studios, media, or loyal fans often watch the once promising talent fizzle out with a bang, or more time...
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    Top 10 Horror Movie Villains of All Time

    October is one of my favorite months and that’s partly due to Halloween and the increased interest in the horror genre. From books to movies to everything in between, in October I’m ready for a good scare. Since folks are typic...
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    The Top Ten Car Racing Movies of All Time

    The release of Ron Howard’s Rush, one of the most anticipated (not to say mega-hyped) films of the year, inevitably begs comparisons to some of the great car-themed movies of the past. It seems that automobiles have playe...
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    The Five Things We Want to See from Ben Affleck as Batman

    The Five Things We Want to See from Ben Affleck as Batman

    As the resident Batman CinemaNerd (as evidenced here, here, here, and here), it’s been a pretty exciting couple of movie weeks for me. First, Ben Affleck gets cast in the new Superman vs. Batman film; then it’s reve...
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    Star Trek: First Contact

    The Five Greatest Pre-J.J. Abrams Star Trek Movie Scenes

    With the release of the second Star Trek feature from director J.J. Abrams, Star Trek Into Darkness, earlier this summer it seems like as good a time as any to have some fun and remember the best Star Trek movie scenes from ear...
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    Anna Karina on set with Jean-Luc Godard

    The Muse in Film

    Since D.W. Griffith discovered stage actress Lillian Gish and immortalized her in dozens of silent movies, film directors, like other artists before them, have looked for inspiration in the muse. There is no more magical relati...
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    forbidden-planet

    Space Travel, Alien Invasions, and Atomic Monsters: The Best 1950s Science Fiction Films

    There are no movies more fun to watch than 1950s science fiction. The first of these films went from the sublime to the ridiculous, from Invasion of the Body Snatchers (1956) to Cat Women of the Moon (1953). But they all had so...
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    Old School

    The Top 10 Party Movies of All Time

    With St. Patrick’s Day around the corner, the Irish are poised to celebrate the arrival of Christianity in their homeland, while Americans are simply looking for an excuse to wear green, eat corned beef, and drink copious amoun...
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    Gold Diggers of 1933

    Pre-Code Hollywood 2: Music, Comedy, Action and Adventure

    Pre-Code Hollywood studios spent millions transitioning their medium to sound and other new technologies that brought about major advances in photography, lighting, and set design. But there were still five million unemployed p...
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    Madam Satan

    Pre-Code Hollywood: Gangsters, Monsters, and Dames

    I must have been about 12 years old when I first saw Tarzan and His Mate. I loved the Tarzan movies. Tarzan was the undisputed King of the Jungle and was the greatest, Cheetah was man’s best friend, Boy was annoying, and Jane w...
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    Martin Scorsese

    The Five Best Martin Scorsese Films

    Hollywood has always had a peculiar way of treating its artists. Usually after celebrating an initial spark of genius, the studios, media, or loyal fans often watch the once promising talent fizzle out with a bang, or more time...
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    chucky

    Top 10 Horror Movie Villains of All Time

    October is one of my favorite months and that’s partly due to Halloween and the increased interest in the horror genre. From books to movies to everything in between, in October I’m ready for a good scare. Since folks are typic...
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    Top Car Racing Movies

    The Top Ten Car Racing Movies of All Time

    The release of Ron Howard’s Rush, one of the most anticipated (not to say mega-hyped) films of the year, inevitably begs comparisons to some of the great car-themed movies of the past. It seems that automobiles have playe...
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    The Five Things We Want to See from Ben Affleck as Batman

    The Five Things We Want to See from Ben Affleck as Batman

    As the resident Batman CinemaNerd (as evidenced here, here, here, and here), it’s been a pretty exciting couple of movie weeks for me. First, Ben Affleck gets cast in the new Superman vs. Batman film; then it’s reve...
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    Features
     
    Star Trek: First Contact

    The Five Greatest Pre-J.J. Abrams Star Trek Movie Scenes

    With the release of the second Star Trek feature from director J.J. Abrams, Star Trek Into Darkness, earlier this summer it seems like as good a time as any to have some fun and remember the best Star Trek movie scenes from ear...
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    Anna Karina on set with Jean-Luc Godard

    The Muse in Film

    Since D.W. Griffith discovered stage actress Lillian Gish and immortalized her in dozens of silent movies, film directors, like other artists before them, have looked for inspiration in the muse. There is no more magical relati...

 
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Box Office Weekend: Maze Runner Leads Upward Trend

When the box office hit a dull spot two weeks ago, it could be supposed that there was nowhere to go but up, and the latest crop of new releases helped in that department. While not all were critical darlings (Jason Bateman’s T...

 
 
 
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Movie Review: This Is Where I Leave You

In This Is Where I Leave You, amidst a tumultuous time in his own marriage, Judd Altman (Jason Bateman) finds himself surrounded by the family members he both loves and can barely tolerate. For seven days following the burial o...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Movie Review: A Walk Among the Tombstones

A Walk Among the Tombstones is a tidy, character-forward procedural offering up Liam Neeson in this year’s second “Liam Neeson movie” working in a more somber, less super-heroic mode than in Non-Stop or the Taken bonanza. A Wal...
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
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The Maze Runner
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Movie Review: The Maze Runner

In this day and age we, as a society, have become obsessed with the idea of a post-apocalyptic life. This has created an enormous output of post-apocalyptic young adult fiction titles. From I Am Legend to The Road, and from Wor...
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Men, Women & Children
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Watch the New Men, Women & Children Trailer

Discover how little you know about the people you know. Watch the new trailer for director Jason Reitman’s new film Men, Women & Children. ABOUT THE FILM MEN, WOMEN & CHILDREN follows the story of a group of high ...